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Assistant PA to Consultant Team/Clinical Professional Team

Job Reference: 412-S&C-3018Y

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
General Surgery Administration
£18,813 to £20,795 per annum, pro rata

An opportunity has arisen to join the Colorectal Surgery team as an Assistant Personal Assistant (APA). This post is part time for 18.75 hours per week, core working hours Monday to Friday 8 am to 5 pm and flexibility will be considered and discussed at interview.


The Colorectal Surgery administration team are responsible for supporting 5 consultants, 2 speciality doctors & 3 colorectal nurse specialists


The post holder will be required to undertake medical audio typing to a high standard, providing secretarial and general office duties including phone calls/faxing/photocopying/emails and printing reports.  You will also be required to provide cover for the Personal Assistant team and also other roles within the Department as required.  The post holder will need to flexible in their working and process good time management skills.


Audio typing, excellent accuracy and organisational and communication skills are essential for this post, liaising with both the general public and colleagues including Consultant level.  The ability to work under pressure, to prioritise and to use one’s own initiative is also essential in this role.


The successful candidate will assist the PA in various tasks including RTT validation, ad-hoc requests from both clinic and admin staff within the unit and various departments within the Trust.


A knowledge of excel, medical terminology and experience using the internal ICS system is also desirable.


For an informal chat about this post please call Caroline Horrell on 01270 612046

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust manages Leighton Hospital in Crewe, Victoria Infirmary in Northwich and Elmhurst Intermediate Care Centre in Winsford. We are the Lead Employer for Central Cheshire Integrated Care Partnership (CCICP) which aims to transform, develop and deliver health care services in the community.

The Trust has been rated ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) following the recent inspection of its services and leadership and Mid Cheshire Hospitals Foundation Trust has been named a Top40 hospital at CHKS Top Hospital Awards 2019.

Our clinical facilities are excellent, as we have invested in state of the art theatres, Critical Care, Emergency Department and our Childrens Wards (to name but a few). We have also invested in our people, ensuring we have the right number of the right people delivering care, fostering a culture of compassion, support and excellence.

Following an NHSI initiative to establish 29 Pathology networks across England the University Hospital of North Midlands is currently working closely with Mid and East Cheshire NHS Trusts to establish a Pathology network across Staffordshire and Cheshire.


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  • Appointments are subject to a 6 month probationary period
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  • MCHFT does not reimburse travel to interview expenses
  • Should you require a reasonable adjustment to our recruitment process, please contact or tel. 01270 273937 to discuss

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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